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CNN
Sep 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
detroit go bankrupt. you know, if he had his way, devastation would have cascaded from michigan to ohio and across the nation. >> reporter: the missing context, romney never said we should abandon the auto makers. he felt bankruptcy was a better way to help them reorganize than a government bailout would be. former president bill clinton spoke about the 66 million jobs created since 1961 and which party's president's were in office for most of the growth. >> the republicans held the white house 28 years. the democrats 24. so, what's the job score? republicans 24 million, democrats 42. >> reporter: his numbers are right, but the economy is a very big force over which president's exert limited influence. sometimes they inherit good ones, sometimes bad ones. they warn of giving one party too much credit or blame. in his big address, president obama boasted about the push toward energy independence boosting production, cutting oil imports. >> today, the united states of america is less dependent on foreign oil than at anytime in the last two decades. >> it's true and he can take some c
CNN
Sep 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
was no different. >> remember people wanting detroit to go bankrupt. don't boo. vote. who wants to let the oil companies write the energy plan? [ booing ] >> don't boo. i'm asking you for your vote. >> reporter: some 37 million americans are eligible to vote but are not registered according to census figures, to registering people and educating them about how to vote is central to both campaigns here in wisconsin and other states where votes could be very close. >> does never need information on how to vote or need an absentee ballot. >> when you have this many people in one place, it makes registered folks a lot easier. >> reporter: that ease is also part of the appeal for voters. >> i picked up a form at the library last week. i hadn't actually done it. this is great to get it done right now. >> we've got one of the best ground games here in virginia. we registered and made contact with over 300,000 people just in the last week. 150,000 just last weekend alone. >> hi, is your voter registration up to date. >> reporter: a few days later we caught up with obama supporters in herndo
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
in detroit, whether you are a gay man in san francisco, whether you are a blue collar worker in newark, new jersey. this is the party for you. we must stand for your right, value and american dream, too. >> probably the most controversial plank is the one on same-sex marriage. democrats will pledge their support for marriage equality, churches, religious institutions and the work to repeal the law that only recognizes marriage as between a man and a woman. booker will deliver the platform for the democrats with his speech. he's one of the high profile speakers for next week. former president, jimmy carter, michelle obama gets her chance on the same day as carter. wednesday belongs to bill clinton. vice president biden goes on thursday right before president obama. one thing people will watch for is the post convention bump in the polls. look at the numbers. the bump has been nearly nonexistence. john mccain in 2008, john kerry in 2004 got nothing. the change coincides with the rise of cable news and the internet as news sources and the scheduling of the events. there used to be
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was there around the time the former teamster leader disappeared. the samples are being sent to michigan state university, but police doubt any remains would be from hoffa. >> can you imagine, you know, when we used to drive into new york, my mom would always point to a field just outside the meadowlands and say, that's where gjimmy hoffa was buried. >> i'm sure a lot of people pointing, jimmy hoffa is over there. interesting on cnn.com, why do people still care where jimmy hoffa is? just the made for tv story that this guy disappeared. >> kept getting whacked at the height of his career or allegedly whacked. >> yes. >> one should say. >> the perfect word. >>> all right, to baseball and a homer heard around the league, but not the one that everyone expects. homer bailey. the cincinnati reds pitcher threw a no-hitter against the pittsburgh pirates and the first for the reds since the 1980s. >>> today ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america, they're closed. people in los angeles are calling it carmageddon ii. they said a simil
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